• Why Teaching Computers Emotional Intelligence Is Important

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    Computers are good at tackling relatively straightforward tasks like crunching numbers and retrieving search results. But when it comes to deciphering the complexities of human emotions, well, they're still a work in progress.
    Rana el Kaliouby, cofounder and CEO of the startup Affectiva, is trying to solve that problem. Her company is working to teach technology to accurately read facial expressions, gestures, and tone of voice with the goal of making computers “emotionally intelligent.”
    El Kaliouby doesn't want to make computers emotional. Instead, her hope is to make computers understand...
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